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Apply for World Water Prize before September 30, 2014

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The World Water Council and the Japan Water Forum remind grassroots organizations from developing countries that the deadline for submitting candidatures for the 4th edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand ...

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Online Course on M and E and Water Safety Plans 

Registration is open for two online courses offered by The Water Institute at UNC: one on monitoring and evaluation for WaSH and the other on Water Safety Plans. Details below. ...

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Ebola: Nigeria takes Hand washing campaign to motor parks

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Nigeria’s  Federal Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) and the WASH Sector Emergency Response Group have flagged-off a National Hand washing campaign at ...

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Apply to win $20,000 Kyoto World Water Prize

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Applications for the  4th edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize is now open.The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize was initiated by the City of Kyoto at the 3rd World Water ...

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African Water Facility allocates 16m euros for climate change projects

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The African Water Facility (AWF) has allocated €16m to fund for proposals for the “Preparation of Water and Climate Change Investment Projects”. In a statement, the AWF said  winning proposals would ...

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Guidelines for improving water supply to urban poor

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor has published a guide on how water utilities can to improve water supply to low-income urban communities throughout Africa and Asia. This guide ...

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Terrorists hack National Water Resources Institute’s website

Web sites of Nigerian Government agencies may be the new target of terrorists, with the recent hacking of National Water Resources Institute (NWRI), portal. A message placed on the site ...

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Improved Water supply: Nigerian Govt to make fresh commitments

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The Nigerian Government is expected to make new commitments to increase access to national access to water and sanitation services as the 2014 Sanitation and Water (SWA) All High-Level Meeting opens ...

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How many African countries are on track MDG’s sanitation target?

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How many African countries are on track or off track to meet the Millennium Development Goal for Sanitation? It is generally believed up to eight African countries are on track, ...

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Poor drinking water quality

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